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erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.